Stretch of State Route 51 North closed Wednesday, Thursday nights

Closures set in areas between Indian School and Bethany Home roads

PHOENIX – Sections of northbound State Route 51 (Piestewa Freeway) near Indian School and Camelback roads will be closed overnight this week for work to install new traffic-flow detectors, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Drivers should consider alternate routes, including northbound Interstate 17 as well as 16th or 24th streets, while the following SR 51 closures are in place:

  • Northbound SR 51 closed between Indian School Road and Colter Street from 9 p.m. Wednesday to 5 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 12) for installation of traffic-flow detectors. Northbound SR 51 on-ramp at Thomas Road also closed. DETOUR: Consider exiting ahead of closure and using northbound 16th or 24th streets as alternate routes. Northbound I-17 is alternate freeway route.
  • Northbound SR 51 closed between Camelback and Bethany Home roads from 9 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday (Jan. 13) for installation of traffic-flow detectors. Northbound SR 51 on-ramps at Thomas and Indian School roads closed. DETOUR: Consider exiting ahead of closure and using northbound 16th or 24th streets as alternate routes. Northbound I-17 is alternate freeway route.

Updates on freeway conditions and restrictions are available on ADOT’s Traveler Information site at az511.gov or by calling 511. ADOT also provides state highway information via its Twitter feed (@ArizonaDOT).

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